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Away with Wastefulness

Short Stories on Becoming Frugal and Overcoming Wastefulness

Sophia Day

72 pages
Mvp Kids Media Llc

Three stories guide young readers to make good decisions about recycling, financial management and time organization. This is a helpful character education resource, starring children from the MVP Kids - includes Think and Talk About It sections for parents & educators.

-Olivia is having a hard time with an art project. She wastes all of her art supplies from starting over. Her mom teaches her what it means to reduce, reuse and recycle. At the very end of the book, there is a recycling for kids activity.

-LeBron saves up his money to buy a kite. When tempted to waste his money, his mom teaches him to weigh his options and invest in what he values more.

-Gabby is a homeschool girl who lives on a farm with her family. She loses track of time and doesn't finish her homework. Her grandmother helps her come up with a plan to spend her time wisely and reach her goals.

This book features a range of children, and diversity is shown in positive ways with characters that span various cultures, ethnicities, family situations, physical challenges and more. Readers of all backgrounds will see themselves in these pages while learning to value the diversity within their own community and being exposed to differences from around the world.

About the Help Me Become series

The Help Me Become series hardcover and paperback books promote character growth for children ages 4-10. Each book helps kids deal with real-life social situations like bullying and bad sportsmanship while learning to keep promises, be responsible, tell the truth, and more. Each title in the series features three stories starring MVP Kids and includes a Think & Talk About It section to coach parents & educators.

About MVP Kids

Families with a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds drive the inspiration for child education and social emotional learning. MVP Kids enables real-world kids to address the challenges in their lives through story-based character lessons where the kids interact at school, in social situations, and in their communities. MVP Kids board books enrich preschool readers while hardcovers and paperbacks focus on school-aged children. Each MVP Kids book includes extensive coaching information for parents and educators that promotes character education, wise decision-making skills, and social and emotional learning.

Author Bio
In her Real MVP Kids series of books for preschoolers and elementary students, Sophia Day interacts with children through a recipe of entertainment and inviting illustrations. She promotes healthy mentoring relationships by providing opportunities for parents and teachers to personally relate with their children. Her goal is to help inspire honorable character in young men and women to prepare them to become Real MVPs® and to live meaningful, responsible lives.

Kayla Pearson studied elementary education at Liberty University and works with children through various youth programs in the United States and East Africa. Kayla devotes her time to making an impact in the lives of children, partially through writing books that inspire honorable character. Kayla currently resides in Arizona.

Timothy Zowada is the illustrator for many of our Real MVP Kids books. Tim has an Associates Degree in Fine Arts and has spent much of his life personally working with children. MVP Kids provides Tim with the opportunity to use his skill as an artist to help kids learn and grow into responsible and mature adults. Tim currently resides in Arizona.

For more on Sophia, Kayla and Timothy, visit www.realMVPkids.com.